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Address: Mile Marker 41 Hana Hwy, Haleakala National Park, Maui, HI 96713
Phone Number: 808 572 4400

A scenic hiking and horseback riding trail that features major waterfalls,...

A scenic hiking and horseback riding trail that features major waterfalls, beautiful pools and an eerie bamboo forest.

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Always awesome!

I have hiked this trail several times this year and it's always awesome! There is nothing like hiking through a bamboo forest!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Boston, Ma
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Boston, Ma
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have hiked this trail several times this year and it's always awesome! There is nothing like hiking through a bamboo forest!

Thank Fitzysnowman
Portland, Oregon
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a beautiful 4 mile hike through a variety of landscapes, including a bamboo forest and a banyan tree, as well as views of several waterfalls. If you're a moderate paced hiker, you could be done within 2 hours. When you get to Waimoku Falls, there was a sign that says not to go further, but if you crossed... More 

Thank imalittle1
Warrenville, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Starting at the Kipahulu visitor station, this 4 mile hike will take you through rain-forest, a Banyan tree, a bamboo forest, several waterfalls including the final Waimoku falls. The NPS site states it is a 800 elevation foot elevation change each way, but neither of us thought it to be bad at all. I liked that there were several stops... More 

Thank warrenville111
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We started out early in the morning to avoid the crowds. It's known to get quite busy. We entered the trail before the park opened and as we were halfway out other hikers stared to come. This trail is well marked and with shade most of the time. You pass streams, waterfalls and an amazing bamboo forest, which makes you... More 

Thank Diana H
Tempe, Arizona
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful hike, takes good 2 hours... Not very difficult.. I am overweight and I did it easily so just take your time and have nice pair of walking shoe, but go for it coz you won't regret.. You see so much change in landscape.. First you visit the makahiku falls, they are somewhat hidden coz of the... More 

2 Thank Ashini B
Granville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reward for a difficult hike through a wonderful tropical "forest" is a 400' water fall with a pond to cool off in at its base. Toward the top of the hike is a magical bamboo forest, where the 60'+tall, thick strand of bamboo sway and create a delightful "music". Lots of exposed roots, mud and slippery rock make this... More 

1 Thank lindacrick
Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely, but sweaty walk through an unbelievable bamboo forest. The mosquitos completely ate me up, but it was all worth it. The amazing waterfall at the end is well worth the walk. again, don't miss this.

Thank IdaNilsson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this hike because of the variety of amazing things you get to experience. From vast views, different terrains, a banyan tree, a bamboo forest, and a waterfall, this cannot be missed! Do it!

1 Thank Lisa P
Monterey, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hike takes you through a beautiful bamboo forest to a large waterfall, Waimoku falls. Allow approx 2 hours round trip, about 4 miles round trip. Some slight elevation changes and a few slippery and muddy sections, but nothing too treacherous.

4 Thank Amanda D
Dothan, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been on trails on the Smokies, Tetons, Rocky Mountains, Superior North Shore and many others, and I will this is one of the most unique hikes you can take. We didn't have time for the full 7 pools hike, so we struck out up the mountain. The first part of the hike is not so different than many... More 

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